In Jesus’ name I pray …
Every day I am reminded of how much I need you in these evil days. There is chaos and murder and abuses and governmental injustices that abound. My heart is tender; if I didn’t know where my help and strength comes from (Psalm 18:2), I would crumble in my emotions and spirit as one dead.
The greatest anguish that presses against my sanity is the PAIN being played out all around the WORLD. It is the sorrows, the famines, the hatreds, the brutalities that would destroy me, if I did not know that THERE IS A GOD IN HEAVEN WITH A PLAN FAR GREATER THAN ANYTHING I CAN IMAGINE.
All of these destructive shenanigans are just part of what You, Lord, are using in your MASTER PLAN FOR YOUR KINGDOM TO COME. So, I take my burdens to you, Lord. I cast my FEAR upon your throne, because in all HONESTY, I know there is NOTHING ELSE I CAN DO but turn to the ONE who holds all the power (Matthew 28:18). I remind myself that your ways are not my ways (Isaiah 55:8), and that you, Lord, are a GOOD SHEPHERD (John 10:11) who watches diligently over his flock.
This is my comfort … he who began a good work in me (Philippians 1:6), shall perform it. I will cast my cares upon you (Psalm 55:22) because only you can sustain me in these perilous times. My hope lies not in man or woman or child or government, but in the ONE TRUE AND LIVING GOD (1 John 5:20). My peace is made sure by my total dependence upon you and no one or nothing else (John 14:27). And, when I lay me down to sleep, I will fear no evil because you are with me (Psalm 23:4).
I will rejoice and praise thee with my whole heart (Psalm 9:1) because you are MY GOD, MY STRENGTH, MY PROVIDER, MY STRONG TOWER, MY HOPE, MY EVERLASTING LIFE! Because you are with me always (Matthew 28:20), I will take shelter under your wings.
THANK YOU, FATHER, FOR THE BIRTH, DEATH & RESURRECTION
OF YOU SON, WHO DIED FOR MY SINS, THAT I MIGHT HAVE LIFE!
In Jesus’ name, I pray!
To God be the Glory, Forever and Ever, AMEN!
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Beautiful and a must share – Amen and amen again
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I agree! Philippians 4: 6-8 are my go to verses when I feel bereft of wisdom to deal with this fallen World.
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Amen, Sister Penny. We all should have several “go to verses” in our spiritual arsenal so we can fight the good fight of faith!
Thanks for that great prayer sis. Amen and amen. Yes this world is getting crazy and crazier. Matt. 24v3-26) He told His disciples about His returning, and we gonna see war and hear of rumors too. Phil. 4v6) not to worry, pray, give thanks, and just gave it all to Him. Thanks that’s a great blog, nuff luv.
Sis Wanda ,A truly enlightening Prayer,as I read the blog , the message that I received was in perilous times or anytime we need to “wake up watch and pray”(Matt. 26:38-41) Prayer changes thing. Thanks for receiving my comment .
Yes, ma’am, Prayer changes EVERYTHING and we MUST “wake up” “watch” and “pray” – always.
SO SO TRUE, HALLELUJAH
THANK YOU JESUS,
PRAISE GOD, AMEN!!! AMEN!!!